2017 Conveyancing Update

2 CPD Hours - £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course will highlight recent case law developments on topics of interest to conveyancing practitioners. It will provide links to relevant source materials.

By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on topics such as:

  • the scope of the duties owed by a seller’s solicitor where their client is actually a fraudster who is impersonating the seller

  • the circumstances in which the land register can be altered for ‘mistake’

  • the capacity for overreaching to ‘trump’ overriding interests

  • the nature and effect of a rentcharge lease

  • the circumstances in which a sale contract may be void against one of the buyers under it but remain valid against any other buyer(s)

Course created: January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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